If you were born to protect and serve and are currently without a job, then this could be the opportunity of a lifetime for you. Toronto Police are now hiring for the full-time position of Police Cadet-in-Training, an entry-level job that offers its applicants $62,009.00 a year. 

According to the Toronto Police Service, the position is looking to be filled by an exceptional person who wants to serve the city of Toronto and protect the community as a cadet-in-training to become a Police Constable.

“As a new constable or an experienced officer joining the Toronto Police Service, your focus will be to protect members of the public, to prevent and investigate crimes, and to assist victims." a description on the job posting reads.

"In joining us, you will work in partnership with communities and service delivery agencies to address crime, disorder, and community safety issues with an understanding of, and sensitivity toward, the complex needs specific to each neighbourhood.” 

So, what is the requirement to apply? Well, for starters, you need to be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident. 

You also have to be at least 18 years of age and be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position.

Candidates must have successfully finished at least four years of secondary school education or its equivalent, be of a good moral character and habits, and be able to pass a background check.

Other requirements include a valid G driver's license, a current and accurate Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate of Results, and certifications in both Standard First Aid and CPR Level C.

Anyone who has any further questions about the position should contact the Toronto Police Service at 416-808-JOIN.

A $1 billion police budget request was approved by the Toronto Police Services Board in December, with the hopes of eventually hiring hundreds of additional officers.

Back in May, Toronto Police hired several Special Constables, which typically make anywhere from $72,0000 to $83,000 a year.

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